He's trying to keep you at arm's length
He ain't trying to be heartless
'Cause who in their right mind would carry on regardless?
If it's ready for burning, why you polishing the casket?

Ooh, you're always trying to be, trying to be, trying to be, trying to be righteous
You're always trying to be, trying to be, trying to be, trying to be righteous

Change your name and cut your hair
Dance around like no-one's watching
There's no shame in letting go
Burn your bridges, start again
There's a whole world for the taking
Hold him tight and let him go
Fake a smile, take a bow
Now the party's over
Oh

You say it's never the right words
You say it's never the right time
'Cause you're treading water while he's throwing you a lifeline
Don't be a martyr, don't take him under
He was the lightning to your thunder

You're always trying to be, trying to be, trying to be, trying to be righteous
You're always trying to be, trying to be, trying to be, trying to be righteous

Change your name and cut your hair
Dance around like no-one's watching
There's no shame in letting go
Burn your bridges, start again
There's a whole world for the taking
Hold him tight and let him go
Fake a smile and take a bow
Now the party's over

It's just a temporary loss
Don't sit around and count the cost
Of all the moments that we lost

Change your name and cut your hair
Dance around like no-one's watching
There's no shame in letting go
Burn your bridges, start again
There's a whole world for the taking
Hold him tight and let him go
Fake a smile and take a bow
Now the party's over

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